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Old 10-23-2019, 05:50 PM   #91
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Originally Posted by Major View Post
Peter Spanos encapsulated what I have been trying to say recently in the following statement about Laconia --

“Laconians have very grave concerns about what goes on here in the city, particularly after dark,” Spanos said. “The fact that there is drug dealing, the fact that there is criminal activity, the fact that people feel like maybe they shouldn’t be outspoken in addressing these issues, I think that points us in the wrong direction. I think that creates the possibility where we accept that as a new norm, something that is wrong here in 2019 when it doesn’t have to be."

I too am concerned about the "new norm." As a community, we've not only tolerated this behavior but encouraged it by attracting drug addicts (and presumably drug sellers) to our city.
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